10Jun
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Polka Dots & Patterns

So many things around us are based on patterns and things that repeat.  We can learn how things grow, how buildings are built and how songs come together by looking at patterns.  We are also building math and reading skills by learning to recognize and repeat patterns.  We will make patterns in our block and […]

04Jun
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Insects & Bugs!

Spiders, ants, caterpillars, lady bugs and so many other things are neat to observe and examine.  This week our miniature scientists will be using their bug viewers and magnifying glasses to learn all they can about bugs!  We will earn how many legs are on a spider and look at the patterns on caterpillars and […]

14May
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Farm Animals

Now that we know about all what lives in the sea, let’s compare animals that live on the farm!  What do animals on the farm eat?  How do they help the farmers?  What does a farm look like compared to where we live?  Farmers grow things that make the food we eat too!  We will […]

28Apr
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: At the Zoo

Animal babies arrive in the spring just like all the new plants and leaves.  We will look at animals that live in the zoo and match adult animals with their babies.  Where do the zoo animals come from?  Look at the globe and see how far away some of them live!  How far is that […]

21Apr
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Exploring Colors

As spring comes alive, it is amazing the colors nature brings to our world.  More than the primary colors of red, blue and yellow, nature mixes them together to make so many new colors!  We will look at color in all aspects of our world, inside and out.  We will look at what happens when […]

01Apr
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: Community Helpers

There are so many people around us helping others.  This week we will investigate who those people are and what they do.  From doctors and nurses, to firefighter and policemen, construction workers, mail carriers, bus drivers and bakers; people in our community go to work every day to make our lives better.  We pretend to […]

24Mar
2015
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Branching Out Theme of the Week: The Tools We Use

We are fascinated by the things we can do with hammers, screwdrivers, wrenches and saws.  Children like to make things and can do so much using tools!  This week, we will explore lots of different tools and use unique tools to make new things.  We will use every day tools like measuring tools too to […]

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